Astronauts Oppose H.R. 2997

Jim Lovell, Robert “Hoot” Gibson, Kenneth Cockrell and Thomas Stafford are retired NASA astronauts, whose collective experience includes serving as Commander of Apollo 13 mission, Commander of Apollo 10 in May 1969, piloting the first Space Shuttle mission to dock...

OPINION: Privatization Is Not The Answer For Our ATC System

Source: NYC Aviation The airlines have been pushing for privatization of the nation’s air traffic control system; however, someone who worked with the Federal Aviation Administration’s Eastern Region NextGen, ATO and Airports divisions speaks out against the dangers...

Air Traffic Control Bill May Not Be Good For General Aviation

Source: Andalusia Star News South Alabama Regional Airport board members have learned about H.R. 2997, which would privatize air traffic control and separate it from the FAA. Needless to say, there are some concerns regarding general aviation. Many rural airports that...

Guess What Happened When The UK Privatized Their ATC System

Source: Hot Air Reviewing privatization of other countries air traffic control is helpful when our system is trying to be privatized. What happens when these cases turn out to be negatively impacting a nation’s economy and hurting general aviation? The United Kingdom...

ATC Privatization in the UK Has Resulted in a “Total Meltdown”

Source: Alliance for Aviation Across America Recently, the Alliance for Aviation Across America provided a thorough analysis of the privatized air traffic control system in the United Kingdom. The analysis looks at different stories from the U.K. and explains what has...

The Hill: Captain ‘Sully’ jumps into fight over air traffic control

Privatization of air traffic control seems to be the hot button issue for aviation fans across the nation. However, everyone should be listening – privatization is just another guise for the airlines to take control of the nation’s airspace. The airspace is a public...